Jaff please accept my condolances on your Dad's passing. Helping my Mam and Dad for many years has been so hard and I lost my Mam last year March. My Dad is now in a care home yet he seems to be settling. This is such a surreal time isn't it? My thoughts are with you, love Rose x
Jaff my heart is breaking reading your post. There is only so much that our body and mind can take. Can I suggest that you see your GP for yourself and phone social services who arranged for carer's for your Mum and let them know that your Mums needs have changed. You asked if you are doing...
I'm so sorry your Mum is no longer with you, please accept my condolences. It's nine months today since I lost my Mum and I miss her loads. At the time it all felt so surreal and numbing. I wish you strength and love, Rose
Post burnout, must go on
I knew I'd reached crisis point. My Dad knew I'd reached crisis point.
We decided that in the best interests of all concerned it was time for a care home for my Dad.
Enter plea to social worker (we are not self funding).
I said that I could not continue helping my...